HarperCollins to Close Warehouses in Deal with R.R. Donnelley
HarperCollins Publishers will close its last two U.S. warehouses in Scranton, PA, and Nashville as it hands over U.S. distribution duties to R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. The two companies have agreed to create one centralized warehouse that will become the distribution site for all HarperCollins U.S. titles.
New York-based HarperCollins said it expects the new facility to open next summer. The company said the move will save money as well as streamline the distribution process.
The agreement extends a May 2011 deal with R.R. Donnelley, which...called for Donnelley to provide warehousing and distribution services, leading HarperCollins to close two of four